Van Dyke Parks & Steve Dawson: 'The Big Broadcast' - Theatres 2013.
This collaboration is currently on hold.
This collaborative event brings together two high-profile artists for an adventurous night exploring the roots of American and Canadian music - an incredibly unique musical event that is unprecedented in its scope and originality.
April Verch's Heartland Expedition - Festivals & Theatres 2012-13.
April Verch, has added three exceptional musicians to her current touring trio in order to explore the historical connection between the traditional music of the Appalachians, Quebec and the Ottawa Valley. The special guests are players of the first rank. Riley Baugus (vocals, banjo) - who performed on Grammy winning albums for Alison Krauss/Robert Plant and Willie Nelson, Stephen “Sammy” Lind (fiddle) – a founder member of the Oregon based Foghorn Stringband, and André Brunet (fiddle) – a 10-year veteran of La Bottine Souriante and currently with De Temps Antan.
Spring Breakup - Kim Barlow & Mathias Kom - Festivals 2012.
Spring Breakup is the unlikely musical marriage of Yukon singer-songwriter Kim Barlow and Mathias Kom of The Burning Hell. This banjo and ukulele duo write tiny, happy songs about the inevitable end of love.
'Mississippi Sheiks Tribute Project' - Festivals & Theatres 2010, 2011 & 2012.
The North Mississippi Allstars – Ndidi Onukwulu – Bruce Cockburn – Oh Susanna with Van Dyke Parks – The Carolina Chocolate Drops – Danny Barnes – Jim Byrnes – Bill Frisell – Madeleine Peyroux – Kelly Joe Phelps – Steve Dawson – Geoff Muldaur and The Texas Sheiks – Del Rey – Bob Brozman – The Sojourners – Robin Holcomb.
‘Wise & Weathered’ - November 2010.
Kim Barlow, Raghu Lokanathan & Catherine MacLellan.
Performing their songs in-the-round, the trio will back each other up to create a miniature folk-orchestra. All strong and original songwriters, they are also talented players on various instruments, and seasoned collaborators.
‘Fathers & Sons’ - November 2008.
Jim Byrnes, Steve Dawson, Amos Garrett & Doug Cox have been friends, companions and mentors to each other for a long time, like musical fathers and sons. They decided the time had come to take a family trip of their own. They now share the stage and their musical journey with each other and with anyone who can appreciate stellar guitar work that is rooted in blues, country, swing and folk.
'Pan Canadian New Folk Ensemble' - October 2008.
Kim Barlow, Christine Fellows, and Old Man Luedecke are cherished Canadian artists who span a wide geography as well as lyrical subject matter and musical styles. They will share the stage with accompanists on violin, cello and percussion. The ensemble will back each other up through two round-robin sets of brilliant, shimmering arrangements of original songs.
Booking inquiries: Frank Hoorn - Email: Frank Hoorn/Near North Music Phone: (250) 847-5228